For the ninth consecutive year, Chambers USA 2013, released on May 24, 2013, has ranked Freehill Hogan & Mahar in the top tier of New York maritime law firms, where FHM is joined by only one other firm. In addition to again ranking the firm No. 1, Chambers has singled out thirty-two New York shipping attorneys as “Leading Individuals” and six, more than from any other firm, are FHM partners: Peter Gutowski, Bill Juska, Wayne Meehan, Don Murnane, Eric Lenck, Michael Unger, and Gina Venezia. Chambers USA’s profile of FHM states in part that the firm “…has a fine reputation for P&I Club representation and cargo claims work, and is noted for its work in casualty and personal injury natters”and that the firm is “Highly respected in its field.” To read the complete Chambers USA 2013 profile of the firm, click HERE.
Chambers & Partners has been publishing rankings of U.K. attorneys since 1990 and began publishing Chambers Global in 1999, followed by Chambers USA in 2003. The Chambers rankings are the product of independent research carried out by Chambers’ researchers, including numerous interviews with clients and other law firms.